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TOPIC: Assessment report inaccurate

Assessment report inaccurate 1 month 3 weeks ago #170332

I'Ve just received a copy of my assessment report and a lot of it is inaccurate. For one thing she put down my condition as fibroblast. I have fibromyalgia. At the beginning of the report was n my conditioned she wrote that I have pain all the time which is correct. Then she said I can walk from room to room but it's painful then went on to say I can walk 5 minutes before feeling pain and I can go to the supermarket but can't repeat. In the mobility section she put that I reported difficulties with pain and fatigue but that I would be able to walk reliably and repeatedly which is untrue.
One other thing I am worried about it that she wrote I declined consent to a physical examination but then has written down all her findings when she examined me. I had to move around, bend down, turn my neck etc and I never refused and examination.
She said I looked well, wasn't at all anxious etc but she hardly looked at me she was looking at her computer and typically no nearly all the time she was here. I felt so ill when she was here but obviously she didn't see that.
I'm hop No the decision maker will pick up on the inconsistencies
I can't do anything about these issues now can I? do I have to wait for the Mandatory reconsideration?
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Assessment report inaccurate 1 month 3 weeks ago #170398

All you can really do at this stage is wait for the decision. You can use the time by starting to formulate your MR submission ion case it is needed!
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Assessment report inaccurate 1 month 3 weeks ago #170400

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Wilma

You can write to the Decision Maker with the contradictions on the report, but they may ignore you comments until after a Decision has been made. You have nothing to lose by trying, the address to write to will be on the letter inviting you to claim PIP.

What points have been recommended?

Gordon
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Assessment report inaccurate 1 month 3 weeks ago #170401

She recommended 10 for the care component and 8 for mobility.
Thanks for your advice. If they might not take any notice if I write now I think I'll wait till I get the decision.
I was pleased that she recommended 2 points for toilet needs like getting off the toilet. Something I hadn't put down. That bumped up my care to ten points.

Thanks again :-)
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